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Category: Glaucoma

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dr. Samuelson Makes History Implanting the First Commercial iStent Inject® in the U.S.

In late June, Glaukos (an ophthalmic medical technology company focused directly on the treatment of glaucoma) announced that the FDA had approved the much anticipated iStent inject® Trabecular Micro-Bypass System (or the iStent inject, for short) for patients with mild-to-moderate primary open-angle glaucoma. We are delighted to share that our very own Dr. Thomas W…. Read More

Everything You Should Know About Glaucoma

Many people have heard of glaucoma, but don’t quite understand what it is. Here at Minnesota Eye, we believe knowledge of these types of diseases is extremely important. While there is no way to prevent glaucoma, being proactive about catching glaucoma early can help prevent vision loss. Prevention is key when it comes to 

VIDEOS: Our surgeons are featured for WCCO’s Healthy Vision Month!

May is Healthy Vision Month! Most people don’t think about visiting the eye doctor unless they have a glaring reason to do so. Patients often visit if they feel they could use some vision correction, such as glasses, contacts, or Vision Correction Surgery (LASIK), or if they are experiencing some discomfort or eye pain. The… Read More

VIDEO: Dr. Samuelson dives into new, high-tech glaucoma treatment procedures

Listen as Dr. Thomas Samuelson explains the various glaucoma procedures offered at MN Eye, including newer options such as the iStent, CyPass, XEN and MicroPulse. These procedures are intended for patients with moderate glaucoma who have exhausted medications as a treatment option but aren’t in need of the more intrusive, riskier procedures. We are proud to say we played a part in… Read More

New Treatments in Glaucoma

With new research and advancements in technology becoming available each and every day, we strive to offer the newest, safest and most efficient instruments and procedures to our patients. Here are a few recent developments in the world of glaucoma treatment that are now being offered at Minnesota Eye Consultants. CyPass Micro-Stent This micro-invasive surgical… Read More

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can be very devastating to some, possibly resulting in vision loss and even blindness. Early detection is key, and with the many treatment options available for the various stages of glaucoma, there’s hope in protecting your vision from irreversible damage and vision loss. Check out our infographic… Read More

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can be very devastating to some, possibly resulting in vision loss and even blindness. Early detection is key, and with the many treatment options available for the various stages of glaucoma, there’s hope in protecting your vision from irreversible damage and vision loss. Check out our infographic… Read More

Glaucoma May Transition to Surgery-First Management

Glaucoma may transition to surgery-first management Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2012 Richard L. Lindstrom, MD On the positive side, in both cases the physician has multiple medication options with different and synergistic mechanisms of action. On the negative side, patient compliance with the recommended regimen is universally poor, as no immediate positive… Read More